The Best Places for Every Bookworm

We all read for different reasons. Some people read because it is required in their school or work, while others read to get information, and some others still take reading as their pastime. Whatever reason you may have for reading, there are many great bookstores in Singapore from which you can find books to quench your need for knowledge and learning.


If you are in search of good reads on fiction and literature, BooksActually has an abundance of those kinds of books being an old English bookstore in Singapore. You can also find books of essays, poetry, critical works, and literary journals. This bookstore, located in Yong Siak Street in Tiong Bahru Estate, also provides books in various fields such as music, film, history, biography, human sciences, and current affairs.


The country’s leading bookstore chain, POPULAR has a total of 10 branches, with the biggest one being in Orchard Road. This bookstore offers all sorts of books—with a range of fiction, non-fiction and academic books—and assessment for all school levels. Not only that, this bookstore also sells arts and crafts materials as well as electronics and computer software.


Kinokuniya, a bookstore that originated in Japan, sells lots of Japanese, Chinese, French, German, and English books and magazines of any genre. They have fiction, non-fiction, graphic books, comics, and many more. Today, Kinokuniya has three branches in Singapore—Liang Court, Bugis, and Ngee Ann City.

Woods in the Book

Bookworms love Woods in the Book because of its selection of books and the store’s interior design. Aside from picture books, pop-up books, comics and graphic novels, this bookstore also sells artworks made by its co-owner Mike Foo. All these things can be found in this bright, colourful and cosy bookstore along Club Street with paintings, pictures and hand-made toys on the ceiling and walls.

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